Family secrets kept close
Broadcast: Midmorning, 02/18/2009, 10:06 a.m.
Broadcast: Midmorning, 05/08/2009, 9:06 a.m.
The best-selling author of "Reading Lolita in Tehran" gives us a new memoir and a glimpse of her prominent Iranian family; a complex mother and fascinating father, a mayor of Tehran who was jailed under the Shah.
- Azar Nafisi: author of "Things I've Been Silent About." She is a Visiting Professor and the director of the SAIS Dialogue Project at the Foreign Policy Institute of Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, DC, where she is a professor of aesthetics, culture, and literature. She is author of bestseller "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books."